Maruti Suzuki Cuts Prices as Indian Market Falls

September 26, 2019 at 1:35 AM

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., India’s largest carmaker, is trimming prices 2% on 10 models in a bid to revive slumping sales.

Commercial Truck Sales Jump 11% in Europe

September 25, 2019 at 2:44 AM

Deliveries of commercial vehicles across Europe climbed 11% to 189,400 units in August, according to trade group ACEA.

Frankfurt Auto Show Attendance Plunges 31%

September 23, 2019 at 2:30 PM

Attendance at the just-ended Frankfurt auto show—considered one of the world’s premier events of its kind—plummeted 31% to 560,000 people, according to trade group VDA.

Global Sales to Fall 3% This Year

September 23, 2019 at 7:46 AM

Global light-vehicle sales will decline 3% this year to 92.1 million units amid ongoing trade tensions and other lingering concerns and uncertainties, says Jeff Schuster, president of global vehicle forecasting for LMC Automotive.

Car Sales in Europe Skidded 9% in August

September 18, 2019 at 10:47 AM

Retail deliveries of new cars and light trucks across Europe shrank 9% to 1.07 million units in August, trade group ACEA reports.

Global Car Sales Fell 4% in August

September 13, 2019 at 5:38 PM

Worldwide sales of light-duty vehicles declined 4% last month to 7.19 million units, according to market forecaster LMC Automotive.

China’s Car Sales Slump Could Last 3 Years

September 11, 2019 at 7:00 AM

Wholesales of new cars in China, which have fallen below year-earlier levels for the past 14 months, may not revive significantly until 2022, warns the China Assn. of Automobile Manufacturers.

Retail Car Sales in China Drop 10%

September 10, 2019 at 12:44 AM

Retail sales of new cars in China fell 10% to 1.59 million units in August, according to the China Passenger Car Assn., which represents dealers.

Car Sales Slip 1% in Russia

September 09, 2019 at 3:24 PM

Sales of cars and light-duty trucks in Russia declined 1% to 145,500 units last month, the Moscow-based Assn. of European Businesses reports.

New-Car Wholesales Plummet 41% in India

September 09, 2019 at 5:23 AM

Factory shipments of new cars in India plunged 41% to a “very dismal” 115,000 units in August, according to final figures from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers.

August Sales Fell in Germany, U.K.

September 09, 2019 at 4:07 AM

New car registration declined last month in Germany and the U.K. compared to unusually inflated year-earlier volumes.

No Quick Rebound Likely for Car Sales in India

September 09, 2019 at 12:16 AM

India’s passenger car market, which shrank more than 12% to 5.3 million wholesales through July, isn’t likely to recover until about 2025.